12 December 2015 at 1744 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Borrego Springs, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male suffering a head injury due to a horseback riding accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his injury.